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Federal Government Announces Arts Sector Recovery Package

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The federal government have finally announced their package for arts sector recovery in the wake of COVID-19. This package will include: $75 million: Seed Investment to Reactivate Productions and Tours – competitive grant funding in 2020-21 to provide capital to help production and event businesses to put...

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Guidelines for COVID-Safe Theatres

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The national guidelines for COVID-Safe Theatres, prepared by PAC Australia, are now available. You can download the document in full here. We have accelerated the process of delivering these guidelines from the other frameworks and resources that LPA will be delivering, as we understand that many venues...

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APAX Applications Webinar – Register Now

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Not only has the format of PAC Australia’s annual event changed this year, but so have applications for artists and producers to “pitch”.  And we use " " because it isn't really a pitch - it's an opportunity to update the sector on your organisation...

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Applications for APAX 2020 Now Open

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Following from our recent announcement that APAX 2020 would be moving online, we're excited to open applications to present at APAX 2020! Our new APAX 2020 website is now live and will be updated regularly - you can find all the application information right here. You can...

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APAX 2020 Moves Online

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Today PAC Australia announced the 2020 Australian Performing Arts Exchange, to be held at NIDA in Sydney in September, would be shifting to an online format due to the impact of COVID-19. Though a difficult decision, PAC Australia is excited to have the opportunity to present...

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The alarm bells are ringing loud and clear.

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The disturbing news that Australia’s largest multi-arts centre Carriageworks has entered into voluntary administration is cause for alarm across the sector and demonstrates the real risk of broad and permanent venue closures across the country unless the government provides direct support. Performing arts centres will be...

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Funding Round Up – Government COVID-19 Support

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  The information supplied was last updated 3-7-2020.    FEDERAL    Updated 3-7-2020 The federal government have announced their $250m package for arts sector recovery in the wake of COVID-19. Read the full media release here. Eligibility criteria and funding guidelines are under development. A Fact Sheet relating to the package is...

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